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Is anyone else losing track of what new restaurants have opened in the Eldon Square or Metrocentre food courts? And with so many to choose from, sometimes it can be hard to decide which one is worth your time. We got invited along to Smashburger to try their burgers and popped in for lunch this […]

Man vs Food, South Shields

Now, I’m going to be honest with you here. Man Vs Food in South Shields (they also have a branch in Heaton as well) is not somewhere that I would ever choose to visit. I’m not into huge portions of meat smothered in BBQ sauces which is impossible to finish. However, I was not making […]

River Bar

We were kindly invited to visit River Bar in Washington which has just had a major refurbishment. However, as always, are thoughts are completely our own about the experience we had! It was Easter Monday. The sun was shining, and we’d just finished a long walk from our home to Newcastle Quayside when we hopped […]


I work just around the corner from Revolution in Newcastle, so when they got in touch and asked whether we wanted to try their new menu, I immediately said yes, and booked us a date for that week. I love the interior of Revolution. If it wasn’t a bar/restaurant it would make a great place […]

The Butterfly Cabinet

After a morning spent segwaying for my sister’s birthday, we decided to head up to The Butterfly Cabinet in Heaton for brunch/lunch. My sister had been a couple of times before and really liked the place, and we thought we would give it a try! The first thing I noticed was the quirky interior, and […]

The Fat Hippo

If you’re a uni student and you live in the Jesmond area, chances are that you’ve dined at least once at The Fat Hippo. However, when we visited on a busy evening one night, it wasn’t just packed with students but couples and families as well. We hadn’t made a reservation (not knowing how busy […]